Popularity:9596
Origin:Scottish
Meaning:God is gracious
One of the more intriguing variations of Johanan, Iain is an ancient Scottish boy's name that means "God is gracious." A Gaelic iteration of the British John, Iain possesses its own unique charm certain to leap off many a page. While John demonstrates a certain gravitas associated with kings, creatives, and natural leaders, Iain's strength lies in its humble character. After all, what does Iain stand for other than spreading favor and compassion regardless of presence or status.
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